President Trump approves disaster declaration for Southern Tier counties impacted by flooding


President Donald Trump has officially declared parts of the Southern Tier to be a “major disaster” area and has directed federal assistance to help those impacted by severe storms and flooding in August. 

Federal funding is available to State, tribal, and eligible local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations on a cost-sharing basis for emergency work and the repair or replacement of facilities damaged by the severe storms and flooding from Aug. 13 to Aug. 15.

Organizations in Broome, Chemung, Chenango, Delaware, Schuyler, Seneca and Tioga Counties are eligible. 

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